adjective \ˈrn-chē, ˈrän-\

: dealing with or suggesting sex in a way that is somewhat shocking

: very dirty, smelly, etc.


Full Definition of RAUNCHY

:  slovenly, dirty <a raunchy panhandler>; also :  very smelly <raunchy sneakers>
:  obscene, smutty <raunchy jokes>
raun·chi·ly \ˈrn-chə-lē, ˈrän-\ adverb
raun·chi·ness \-chē-nəs\ noun

Examples of RAUNCHY

  1. <inappropriately used office e-mail for an exchange of raunchy jokes>

Origin of RAUNCHY

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1939

Rhymes with RAUNCHY


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